Molasses Crinkles

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 646
Yield: 4 dozen


3/4 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup molasses
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
Garnish: sugar


In a bowl, mix shortening, brown sugar, egg and molasses. Stir in remaining ingredients except garnish in the order listed. Roll dough into one-inch balls. Dip tops in sugar and place on ungreased baking sheets. Gently press a thumbprint into each. Sprinkle one to 4 drops of water in each indentation. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 646
Calories from Fat: 269

This Molasses Crinkles recipe is from the 101 Cupcake, Cookie & Brownie Recipes Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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